CSA Lincoln 6th Grade

Week of December 7th

What's New

Chicago Trip

This is a reminder that the Student and Parent Responsibility Sheet, financial slip (indicating whether or not you are participating in fundraising) and the first deposit of $50 for the trip to Chicago is due December 18th. Checks should be written to CSA Lincoln. If you need financial assistance with the trip, you must contact Mr. Findley prior to December 18th.


Mrs. Pickup's class is leading town hall meeting on Friday, December 18th at 8:35.

Weekly News


-Homework packets went home on Friday. Packets are due on this coming Friday. The material in the packet is taken from what we will be covering throughout the week. The cover page is to show what we will be working on during our E/LA block.


- In E/LA stations, we will be working on main idea and details, questions and answers from a text, and synonyms and antonyms.


-In math stations, we are working on finding the percent of a number, adding and subtracting mixed numbers and multiplying fractions with a whole number.


-In our PODS, we will be working on vocabulary, the Renaissance and the Crusades, eclipses, health care professionals, irregular verbs, and writing.


- Students in both classes have the opportunity to earn credit on their comprehension test from last week by making corrections and turning it back in. These are due by Thursday, 12/10.

PBL Projects

-Zero Heroes: The 5th and 6th grade project managers have been working hard coming up with ways to measure and give classrooms feedback on their recycling efforts, including a "recycle-gram" modeled after the huskygrams. Volunteers have been collecting paper on Thursdays from all the classrooms.


-Coming soon: Students will be working in teams to research a science-related myth, designing experiments and collecting data to prove if a myth is a myth, plausible or BUSTED!

Testing this week

- Thursday- spelling test


- Friday- Comprehension, grammar and vocabulary tests. Vocabulary words are on the bottom of the homework packet cover sheet.

Other News

- We need pencils!!! Please check with your child about their pencil supply.


-Please send in a cheap pair of headphones for your child! It is very important that they have these, as our spelling tests and many of our station/pod activities require them!


- Students in both classes have the opportunity to earn credit on their comprehension test from last week by making corrections and turning it back in. These are due by Thursday, 12/10.


-Please be sure to send back report card envelopes! We are still missing some! Please contact us if they are lost or stolen (ha ha).

Weekly Assignment Checklist

Due Monday, December 14! click here

Your 6th Grade Team

Always feel free to contact us with questions or concerns!

Leslie Albright and Heather Pickup

albrightl@bcsc.k12.in.us, pickuph@bcsc.k12.in.us